Gentoo

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Gentoo is a computer operating system named after a penguin species. It is built on top of the Linux kernel, and contains both free and proprietary software.

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Gentoo Linux was initially created by Daniel Robbins. The goal was to create a distribution without precompiled binaries that was tuned to the hardware and only included required programs.

There is a seven-member Gentoo council that oversees the technical issues and policies of the operating system. The council members are elected for a period of one year, anually by the active Gentoo developers. When a member of the council retires, the next in line person is voted into place by the existing members.

The Gentoo Foundation is a 501(c)(6) non-profit foundation, registered in the State of New Mexico.